LCAA’s mission is to educate, inspire and empower diverse high school and clege students through formalized aviation, aeronautical and STEM education, professional aviation training, and special events.

LCAA’s monthly LIFT camps host 16 local high school and college students who are interested in pursuing careers in aviation.  The non-profit encourages students to get interested and involved in the aviation industry.  Each student receives ground, simulator and flight instruction from an FAA-certified flight instructor in a modern training aircraft.  Students will leave the camp with a logbook endorsement for their first training flight! 

WAI- Palmetto Pride Chapter members will be supporting with information sharing about scholarships, networking, and career interests with local aerospace and manufacturing industries.

Boeing teammates supporting with our DreamLearners booth sharing information about careers at Boeing and our aerospace industry.

Tuskegee Airman, , Inc. – Hiram E. Mann Chapter (Walterboro / Joint Base Charleston) members will be supporting with information on networking, scholarships, and professional development.

Spring LIFT Camp Dates (Summerville Airport) @ CRAFT Flight Training Facility

26 Feb 

19 Mar

23 Apr

21 May

Jan 22 meet cancelled due to incremental weather. All dates will be contingent upon weather conditions.

Date: Saturday, February 26, 2022

Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST

Location: Summerville Airport, 890 Greyback Road, Summerville, SC 29483

Point of contact: Christopher R. Ott, Chief Operations Officer-Lowcountry Aviation Association, Inc., 814-254-8656,

Point of contact: Christopher J. Will, Colonel, USAF (Ret.), Office: 843-863-7270| Cell: 703-606-4514,